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Journal Writing for Memoir: Mining Emotional Extremes

by Amber Lea StarfireOctober 8, 2011
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Memoir Writing, Journaling
by Amber Lea Starfire
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Journals are a wonderful place—if not the place—to express emotions that cannot or should not be expressed elsewhere. On those pages, we attempt to put into words all the energy we feel about things happening in our lives. One day, we soar with love that cannot be communicated adequately; [...]

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Journal Writing for Memoir: Mining Metaphor

by Amber Lea StarfireSeptember 10, 2011
Journal Writing for Memoir: Mining MetaphorJournal Writing for Memoir: Mining Metaphor

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Memoir Writing, Journaling
by Amber Lea Starfire
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This is the first in a series of articles about how to use your journal for memoir writing.
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In October of last year, I wrote in Making Meaning Through Journal Writing: Stories of Our Memories about how and why, at the beginning of each month, I read my journal entries [...]

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Daily Inspiration for Journal Writing: Aldous Huxley on Freedom

by Amber Lea StarfireJuly 8, 2011
Daily Inspiration for Journal Writing: Aldous Huxley on Freedom

Post #47 – Memoir Writing, Journaling – Amber Starfire
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“Almost all of us long for peace and freedom; but very few of us have much enthusiasm for the thoughts, feelings, and actions that make for peace and freedom.”
~ Aldous Huxley

Here in the U.S., we recently celebrated the 235th anniversary of our freedom as a new country. [...]

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Journal Writing Basics: How to Avoid Self-Deception

by Amber Lea StarfireJune 25, 2011
Journal Writing Basics: How to Avoid Self-Deception

Amber Lea Starfire’s must-read post helps you get beneath the “truths” that may be getting in the way of your forward progress by sorting out self-deception versus absolute truths.

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Memoir Book Discussion: Leaving the Hall Light On by Madeline Sharples

by Matilda ButlerJune 22, 2011
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Women’s Memoirs interviews author Madeline Sharples about the influence of journaling on writing her memoir focused on her son’s bipolar disease and suicide.

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Daily Inspiration for Journal Writing: Vivian Gornick

by Amber Lea StarfireJune 11, 2011
Daily Inspiration for Journal Writing: Vivian Gornick

Amber Starfire discusses journaling for sensemaking and provides four journal writing prompts.

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Journaling Our Way to Kendra’s Birthday: Day 7

by Matilda ButlerJune 3, 2011
Journaling Our Way to Kendra’s Birthday: Day 7

Join Matilda and Kendra as they journal their way to Kendra’s 60th birthday. Today, Day 7, they conclude their trip and outline the upcoming products to be released over the coming six months.

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